Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicPM Narendra Modi

Topic: PM Narendra Modi

Sleeker, swifter, with revolving seats — Modi flags off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express

The third Vande Bharat Express can attain its maximum speed of 160 kmph in 142 seconds. It has seating capacity of 1,128 and was manufactured at Integral Coach Factory in Chennai.

‘Speed of a cheetah’ — read the subtext. Modi’s ‘pet’ project is heavy with political messaging

Return of cheetah to India will ‘strengthen’ Brand Modi. With it, Modi wants to convey to voters that he has made policy decisions at a “momentous” pace, said a senior BJP leader.

‘Not an era for war,’ says Modi. Putin tells him Russia will ‘do its best to stop’ Ukraine war

Putin said he is aware of the Indian PM's position on conflict. The two met on sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and discussed ways to enhance trade ties.

In I-Day speech, Modi remembers freedom fighters of all religions, day after Owaisi challenge

AIMIM chief Owaisi had said at a public meeting Sunday that he hoped the names of Muslim freedom fighters would find mention in the prime minister's Independence Day address.

‘Talent will be basis of New India,’ Modi urges to ‘shift mentality’ from nepotism & dynasty

The PM identified nepotism and corruption as key issues. He also urged the youth of the country to dedicate the next 25 years of their lives to developing the country.

Modi, Ajit Doval are firing up movie and show plots too – FIR, Uri, Shoorveer

FIR is an example of getting things right in a national security-based thriller. The PM and NSA are not cardboard cutouts.

PM Narendra Modi greets doctors on Doctor’s day, for ‘making our planet healthier’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and published a video montage with his voice-over praising doctors' contributions.

Transformative changes taking place in New India, can invest $1.5 tn here: Modi tells BRICS

The Prime Minister emphasised that the government was supporting innovation in every sector, including drones, green energy and space.

‘Today, India’s schemes are globally known, not atki, latki, bhatki like earlier,’ says Modi

The Prime Minister addressed a rally in election-bound Himachal on Tuesday, listing his government's achievements in the last 8 years.

‘India, I love you’ — but why now, Imran Khan? Kashmir to Covid, India was perfect cover

From shedding Modiphobia to praising 'azaad' India's foreign policy, calling Indians 'self-respecting', Imran Khan's U-turns are nothing but dovish cloaks.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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